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DOLE: About 1-million OFWs to lose jobs until December 2021

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The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) estimated that around one million land and sea-based overseas Filipino workers will lose job until 2021 due to Covid-19 effect.

DOLE International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB) Director Alice Visperas said in a statement that 1,005,031 OFWs will be jobless until next year.

Of this number, 60 percent or 603,019, represent land-based OFWs while the remaining 40 percent represent sea-based OFWs.

In a data released in May, total is already at 323,537 with majority of repatriates coming from the Middle East at 238,362.

DOLE-ILAB’s forecast about the number of OFWs who will lose jobs in the coming months:

December 2020: 609,317

June 2021: 846,429

December 2021: 1,005,031.

Ryan Namia
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